Tag Archive: Latvia

Sep 20

Successful weekend for the DTM drivers

The DTM drivers just can’t do without motor racing

On the weekends they haven’t to contest DTM races they often enjoy themselves in other motor-sport events – and do so successfully. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 20

Update on Solberg after Latvia incident

Statement from PSRX Volkswagen Sweden

2017-08-05_0341PSRX Volkswagen World RX Team Sweden owner and driver Petter Solberg was involved in an accident at the first corner of his World RX of Latvia semi-final (Sunday). After consultation with the medical staff in Riga, the team can provide the following update on Petter’s injuries. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 13

Flashback: Last time out at Latvia RX

World RX’s first visit to Latvia is also remembered for the titanic battle between Petter Solberg and Mattias Ekstrom

DriverThe first FIA World Rallycross Championship round to be held at the Bikernieki National Sports Base in Riga, Latvia last year was regarded as one of the best events of the 2016 season.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 07

World RX: Latvia entries revealed

Great Britain’s Alister McRae will make his second start in the championship

DriverThe entry list for the tenth round of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy – Neste World RX of Latvia (15-17 September) – has been released by the FIA.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 11

Rally Liepāja boss Raimonds Strokšs is braced for a big celebration when the FIA European Rally Championship visits Latvia for a fifth time later this year

Latvia set for big ERC party

Latvia set for big ERC partyThe popular high-speed gravel rally, which joined the ERC schedule for the first time in 2013, has the honour of hosting the season-closing round from 6-8 October. Read the rest of this entry »

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Oct 02

World RX: Kristoffersson top qualifier in Latvia

The Swedish driver claims 16 points and is now level with Norway’s Petter Solberg in the World RX Drivers’ Championship standings

DriverVolkswagen RX Sweden driver Johan Kristoffersson is top qualifier in the Intermediate Classification at the World RX of Latvia, round ten of the FIA World Rallycross Championship. Read the rest of this entry »

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Sep 28

World RX travels to Riga for inaugural Latvian race

Latvia RX: Official event preview

World RX travels to Riga for inaugural Latvian race The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy will visit Latvia for the first time this weekend (1-2 October) as the world’s best rallycross drivers compete at a new state-of-the-art rallycross circuit at Bikernieki, located just 15 minutes from central Riga.

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Sep 18

ERC Rally Liepāja day report: Sirmacis seals home ERC win in Latvia, Kajetanowicz defends title and Griebel grabs ERC Junior crown

DAY REPORT: 2016 FIA European Rally Championship, round 9 of 10

Ralfs Sirmacis ERC Rally Liepaja Ralfs Sirmacis scored the third win of his sensational first season at the top level of the FIA European Rally Championship on home soil in Latvia as Kajetan Kajetanowicz clinched his second title and Marijan Griebel triumphed in a dramatic ERC Junior decider*. Read the rest of this entry »

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May 01

MXGP: Strong weekend in Latvia for Nagl and Charlier

For Max Nagl the GP of Latvia was one of mixed fortunes

MXGP Strong weekend in Latvia for Nagl and Charlier Capitalising on a great start in the opening MXGP moto the Rockstar energy Husqvarna Factory Racing rider found himself in the battle for the top three. Read the rest of this entry »

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Mar 08

Lattelecom to broadcast World RX as part of new TV deal in Latvia

Lattelecom is the leading provider of information and communications technology services in Latvia

Lattelecom to broadcast World RX as part of new TV deal in Latvia Latvian TV broadcaster Lattelecom will televise the 2016 FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy live and exclusively on its TV channel, Best4Sport TV. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jul 16

Riga to host Latvian round of World RX from 2016

The announcement was made at a special press conference held in Riga

Riga to host Latvian round of World RX from 2016The FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy is delighted to announce that Riga, the capital city of Latvia, has been added to the World RX calendar from 2016 onwards.

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Feb 08

FIA European Rally Championship ERC Rally Liepaja day two

Rally Liepāja (Latvia), round two of 10,  Leg two report 

FIA ERC - Craig Breen podium 080215 Craig Breen has won the second round of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship, Rally Liepāja in Latvia, after a faultless drive in his Peugeot Rally Academy 208 T16.

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Feb 07

FIA European Rally Championship ERC Rally Liepaja day one

Rally Liepāja (Latvia), round two of 10,  Leg one report 
FIA - ERC - Craig Breen 070215 Craig Breen leads round two of the FIA European Rally Championship, after an incredibly difficult opening day of Rally Liepāja that saw many of the top drivers retire, an ERC2 driver in second and four ERC Junior drivers finish in the top 10.

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Feb 06

Erc qualifying underway in Latvia

FIA European Rally Championship Rally Liepāja

734 KajetanowiczKajetan Kajetanowicz is about to blast into the Qualifying Stage at Rally Liepāja, as the FIA European Rally Championship leader heads the list of registered drivers in his LOTOS Rally Team Ford Fiesta R5. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 30

FIA ERC Rally Liepāja, 6-8 February (Latvia) preview

2015 FIA European Rally Championship, round two of 10 preview 
FIa ERC - Craig Breen A strong 51-car entry made up of drivers from 20 countries will contest round two of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship next week, as the ice and snow-covered roads of Latvia play host to Rally Liepāja.

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Jan 27

51 cars entered for Latvian Erc encounter

Snow debut, as Costenaro makes Erc return in Latvia

781 TlustakRally Liepāja, round two of the 2015 FIA European Rally Championship, has received a very strong international 51 car entry, with drivers representing 20 different countries. Giacomo Costenaro will begin his 2015 FIA European Rally Championship campaign at Rally Liepāja – which will be the Italian driver’s first rally on snow. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 03

FIA European Rally Championship Rally Liepaja-Ventspils day three report

FIA ERC, round two of 13, Rally Liepāja-Ventspils (Latvia) – ERC joy for Jari Ketomaa in Latvian Winter Wonderland

FIA ERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Jari Ketomaa day threee action imageERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Alexey Lukyanuk Colin McRae ERC Flat Out Trophy imageJari Ketomaa made history today when he won the first FIA European Rally Championship event to take place in Latvia. The Finn’s success on Rally Liepāja-Ventspils followed three days of thrilling high-speed competition on ice and snow-coated roads between the two Baltic cities. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 02

FIA European Rally Championship Rally Liepaja-Ventspils day two report

FIA ERC, round two of 13, Rally Liepāja-Ventspils (Latvia) – Ketomaa heads birthday boy Breen in Latvian ERC epic

FIA ERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Jari Ketomaa day two action imageFIA ERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Alexey Lukyanuk day two action imageJari Ketomaa has reversed an overnight deficit of 6.4 seconds to lead Rally Liepāja-Ventspils by 12.1s following a day of high-speed FIA European Rally Championship action in the ice and snow of Latvia. Read the rest of this entry »

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Feb 01

FIA European Rally Championship Rally Liepaja-Ventspils day one report

FIA ERC, round two of 13, Rally Liepāja-Ventspils (Latvia) – Breen tops close fight for winter ERC glory in Latvia

FIA ERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Jari Ketomaa day one action imageFIA ERC Rally Liepaja-Ventspils Craig Breen day one action imageThe new-look FIA European Rally Championship’s first visit to Latvia for Rally Liepāja-Ventspils is already producing serious competition in abundance with a mere 12.1s covering the top three drivers after Friday’s opening trio of ice-coated stages. Read the rest of this entry »

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Jan 25

FIA ERC 2013 Round two preview: Rally Liepaja-Ventspils, 1-3 February

ERC aces head to Latvia for snow and ice spectacular

European Rally Championship logoFIA ERC 2013 Jan Kopecky Jannerrallye action imageGoing fast on snow is big news – just ask downhill skier Johan Clarey, who became the first person in history to top 100mph (161kph) during a World Cup skiing event in Switzerland recently. Read the rest of this entry »

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